The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 23 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.75% 4.80% 7.64%
As % of the General category 24.73% 14.29% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 7
Median salary £38,500 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
93 112 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 39.41% 33.63% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 68
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (45.45%) OO
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) Online Games
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) CSS3
5 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (25.00%) OOP
6 11 (25.00%) Xbox
7 10 (22.73%) Linux
7 10 (22.73%) C++
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.45%) Banking
8 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
8 9 (20.45%) Unix
8 9 (20.45%) OOD
8 9 (20.45%) Degree
8 9 (20.45%) Physics
8 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
8 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
8 9 (20.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (20.45%) Low Latency

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.27%) Calabash
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Graduate
3 11 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (22.73%) C++ Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (20.45%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (20.45%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) CSS
1 13 (29.55%) CSS3
1 13 (29.55%) HTML
1 13 (29.55%) HTML5
2 9 (20.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (18.18%) J2EE
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) Cocoa
4 4 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (9.09%) Core Animation
4 4 (9.09%) Core Data
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) DirectX
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.27%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Online Games
2 11 (25.00%) Xbox
3 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
3 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (20.45%) Physics
3 9 (20.45%) Virtual Team
4 4 (9.09%) Animation
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) OO
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) OOP
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) High Availability
5 9 (20.45%) Low Latency
5 9 (20.45%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
5 9 (20.45%) OOD
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Android Development
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 4 (9.09%) R
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft